# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Joplin, MO (JLN)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Joplin (Lafayette Regional Airport – Joplin Regional Airport) is 500 miles / 805 kilometers / 435 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Joplin (JLN) is 629 miles / 1012 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 11 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Joplin.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Joplin Regional Airport (JLN).

## How far is Joplin from Lafayette?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lafayette and Joplin. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 500.077 miles
• 804.795 kilometers
• 434.555 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 501.136 miles
• 806.501 kilometers
• 435.475 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

B Joplin Regional Airport
City: Joplin, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: JLN
ICAO Code: KJLN
Coordinates: 37°9′6″N, 94°29′53″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Joplin.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (217 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Joplin (JLN).

Distance:
500
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
500

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